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Off the west African coast, the Canary Islands are Spain's provincial island paradise. Clear blue waters, the warm equatorial sun, and that distinct atmosphere found only in these idyllic corners of the world are all characteristic of the Canary Islands. Visit Gran Canaria, La Gomera, and other islands that host incredible destinations like Las Cañadas, Caldera de Taburiente, & Garajonay National Parks. We also offer a number of tours that not only feature stops in the Canary Islands but also couple with destinations in Morocco, Malawi, Victoria Falls, or any Atlantic coast destination of your choice. Contact us to start planning your Canary Islands cruise today!
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8 Best Luxury Canary Islands Cruises for 2024-2025

Trip NameFromDaysNext DepartureSummary
The Beautiful Greens of the Canary Islands$64758Nov 13, 2024The legendary wind-jammer Sea Cloud hosts this 8-day itinerary of the Canary Islands
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Transatlantic:Malaga to St.Maarten$418025Nov 6, 2024This once-in-a-lifetime sailing expedition starts at the tropical paradise island of St. Maarten and voyages across the Atlantic Ocean all the way to …
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Dream of A Lifetime: Transatlantic Crossing$1572518Nov 26, 2024Be a part of a unique 18-day Transatlantic sailing experience aboard the luxurious Sea Cloud. Cruise across the magnificent Atlantic Ocean on your …
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Six Island in Easter Bouquet$1093010Apr 17, 2025Spend 10 days sailing through the Canary Islands, experiencing diverse landscapes from volcanic peaks to white beaches, with stops at historic towns …
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Cape Verde and Canary Islands$820015Apr 15, 2025Embark on a distinctive cruise to discover the natural beauty of Cape Verde, the Canary Islands, and Madeira on this 15-day cruise from Dakar to …
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Northwest Africa and its Islands$578011May 2, 2025On this 11-day Northwest Africa and its Islands Cruise from Dakar to Casablanca aboard SH Diana, experience the vibrant markets of Dakar and the …
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Cape Town to Lisbon$3390042Apr 3, 2025Embark on a 40-day Cape Town to Lisbon Cruise aboard Silver Wind exploring remote destinations along the West Coast of Africa and the Atlantic …
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Vistas of Morocco & the Canaries$1229912Oct 19, 2024Embark on a 12-day Vistas of Morocco & the Canaries Cruise aboard World Voyager from Lisbon to Las Palmas. Dock overnight in Seville and sail to the …
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Top Canary Islands Small Cruise Ships for 2024-2025

Ship NameMax PassengersFromSummary
Sea Cloud64$6475With occupancy for just 64 guests, the Sea Cloud is a modern and elegant windjammer outfitted with modern amenities and uniquely decorated cabins. …
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Sea Cloud II94$10280The Sea Cloud II is a legendary windjammer comparable to her sister ship, the Sea Cloud. Featuring her own unique character, the Sea Cloud II …
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Sea Cloud Spirit136$10930Sea Cloud Spirit is a modern and elegant windjammer with occupancy for 136 guests and a crew of 85. It gives you an amazing opportunity of traveling …
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Star Flyer170$2370The Star Flyer is a stylish vessel designed to accommodate 170 passengers in an intimate and comfortable atmosphere. This true clipper ship reflects …
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Star Clipper170$2370Star Clipper is a 170-passenger vessel designed to provide a unique traveling experience unlike any other cruise vacation. Step aboard and discover a …
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Royal Clipper227$2550The Royal Clipper is the largest full-rigged sailing ship in the world, carrying just 227 privileged guests aboard. She offers the ultimate tall ship …
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Le Lyrial264$8200The sleek, intimate Le Lyrial sails under the French flag and entrances her passengers with her contemporary decor, comfortable suites, and refined …
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SH Diana192$5780Arriving in early 2023, SH Diana will be the largest ship in our fleet, providing elegant and spacious 5-star accommodation for 192 guests in 96 …
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World Voyager198$12299World Voyager can cater to up to 198 guests with refined accommodations, globally inspired gourmet dining, and premium cocktails. Take an …
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Silver Wind254$33900Discover Silver Wind's tranquility, sophistication, and genuine elegance. This multi-million dollar refit transforms her into one of the most …
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Canary Islands Cruise Guide & Travel Tips

Highlights of the Canary Islands

While the Canary Islands are technically an outlying province of Spain, they offer visitors a distinct island atmosphere perfect for a mix of adventure and relaxation. A trip here might include:
  • Hikes up the colorful mountains. 
  • Sailing adventures.
  • Nothing. You read that right - some of our most popular cruises in the Canary Islands have one goal: unwinding in the tropical sun as you relax aboard your luxurious vessel.
Most of our featured tours actually just stop in the Canary Islands en route to other destinations. For the bold explorers, our Trans-Atlantic cruises offer over two weeks of sea-faring excitement from Barbados all the way to Spain. Others combine time in the Canary Islands with stops in Morocco, Cape Verde, and coastal Spain.
Best Canary Islands Cruise Lines for 2024-2025
  • Lindblad Expeditions. Boasting exploration and innovation as part of its legendary DNA, the National Geographic Endurance anchors in the azure waters of the Canary Islands. Endurance's most striking exterior feature, the patented X-Bow®, is a game-changing design that guarantees the smoothest, most comfortable, and quieter ride on a crossing ocean voyage.
  • Sea Cloud Cruises offers an unparalleled ocean sailing experience to the Canary Islands through a unique combination of time-honored tradition and modern elegance. Sea Cloud, a sailing icon built as a private luxury yacht, mixes extravagant charm with an authentic windjammer experience. Similarly, her sister ship, Sea Cloud II, combines the high standards of a modern cruise ship with the romantic atmosphere of a tall ship.
  • Star Clippers Americas have long provided sophisticated travelers with Trans-Atlantic crossings on the tall ship "mega-yachts," with the Canary Islands as a favorite port of call. Sail on the Star Flyer, or Star Clipper modern cruise ships created for comfort-loving passengers who also love the traditions and romance of the legendary era of classic 19th-century sailing clipper ships.
  • PonantExperience an entirely 5-star rating, from French crew expertise to attentive service and delectable cuisine, as you cruise to exceptional locations like the Canary Islands, a Mediterranean oasis in the middle of the Atlantic ocean. Le Lyrial, a new generation of intimately sized cruise ships, with 122 staterooms and suites exemplifying Ponant's signature atmosphere: a subtle blend of elegance, intimacy, and tranquil well-being. 
  • CroisiEuropeOne of Europe's leading river cruise operators combines refined elegance with top-of-the-range comfort, well-thought-out spaces, and tailor-made services. The new seven-deck La Belle des Océans reintroduces island-hopping, offering a good mix of authentic off-the-beaten-path ports of call mixed with some of the most popular islands in the Canaries.  
  • Albatros Expeditions. A family-owned polar expedition company aims to lead the industry by focusing on sustainability and diversity, exceptional service, excursions, high-quality activities, and educational content.  The new expedition ship Ocean Albatros now has the fortune to visit five small sanctuaries in Macaronesia's long chain of volcanic islands, offering all the comfort needed for this long voyage. The patented X-bow and zero-speed stabilizers provide a calmer ride and reduce discomfort for passengers with a tendency to seasickness. 

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